endemic to a single state or province
Regularity: Regularly occurring
Type of Residency: Year-round
Global Range: (20,000-200,000 square km (about 8000-80,000 square miles)) Known from scrub habitat in Alachua, Highlands, Levy, Marion, Orange, Polk and Indian River counties, Florida, USA.
Non-Migrant: No. All populations of this species make significant seasonal migrations.
Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make local extended movements (generally less than 200 km) at particular times of the year (e.g., to breeding or wintering grounds, to hibernation sites).
Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make annual migrations of over 200 km.
Number of Occurrences
Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.
Estimated Number of Occurrences: 1 - 20
Comments: Only known from scrub habitat in Alachua, Highlands, Levy, Marion, Orange, Polk and Indian River counties, Florida, USA.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Trigonopeltastes floridanus
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G2 - Imperiled
Reasons: Only known from scrub habitat in a few counties in central peninsular Florida, USA. Scrub habitat is threatened by development in this area. This species is apparently dependent upon the flowers of scrub palmetto, Sabal etonia.
Intrinsic Vulnerability: Unknown
Environmental Specificity: Very narrow. Specialist or community with key requirements scarce.
Comments: Scrub habitat, but not all scrub, in a somewhat restricted range.
Global Short Term Trend: Unknown
Global Long Term Trend: Unknown
Comments: Development of scrub habitat in peninsular Florida, USA.
Biological Research Needs: Life history. Examine museum specimens for exact locality and other data.
Global Protection: Few to several (1-12) occurrences appropriately protected and managed
Comments: Archbold Biological Station, Ocala National Forest, Tiger Creek Preserve and possibley Arbuckle State Forest.
Needs: Protect scrub habitat in peninsular Florida, USA, especially those areas with known populations.
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